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August 21, 2017

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Positivism and Interactionists and Whatnot

The idea behind subjectivity in sociological research being invalid is supported by positivists; positivism is a specific philosophical and sociological perspective that states that positive knowledge is based on natural phenomena, and therefore interactive studies that include participants along with the researcher are invalid. Information must be interpreted through reason and logic, coming from derived

Donald Trump and His Failed Businesses

Like many companies led by Trump beforehand, his campaign is biting the dust in terms of generating profit. Just as his previous endeavors — Trump Taj Mahal in 1991, Trump Plaza Hotel in 1992, Trump Hotels and Casinos Resorts in 2004, and Trump Entertainment Resorts in 2009 — it seems as if his campaign is struggling through financial problems and falling short of expectations in the first quarter of the general election. So, let me be clear, Donald is a terrible businessman. Although he claims to be left and right, most of his companies have fallen flat on their faces. So, lets look at his business flops. From terrible management to struggling markets, here’s where The Donald failed to prove “how great” of a businessman he claims to be.

John Kasich

Kasich is Out, Trump is The Nominee

Kasich was literally fourth place in a two person race in terms of delegates, only 17% of the way towards the nomination with more than 233% needed in order to surpass Trump — mathematically impossible. Kasich and Cruz’s pathetic alliance didn’t add up to anything, as expected. John Kasich didn’t do much in this campaign cycle. He made it to the very final two before dropping out, however; which is something when you realize the massive amount of people who failed before him.

Why Jeb Bush Dropped Out

Americans don’t want a robot, a candidate that has a soothing voice and a fake smile with a million dollar suit and “American-made” tie. We’re not looking for a corporate idealist that is of the bankers, by the bankers, for the bankers. We’ve been stuck in this kind of mindset for fifty-something years, and we’re finally starting to crawl out of it as a society. The establishment has managed to continuously win elections (if we ignore the Carter bubble, which was a direct result of people not trusting the establishment after Nixon’s decline) on both the Democratic front and the Republican front through a simple checklist…

Good Riddance, Fiorina!

For those of you who don’t know who the hell Carly Fiorina is, she was the only female Republican in the race. Rather contradicting in message, she would bash Hillary Clinton for using the “woman card” in debates and then immediately turn around to use it herself. Now that Carly Fiorina (and Lindsey Graham) is gone, the Republicans can stop touting the “we have a woman in the race, too!” speech. In fact, Carly Fiorina wasn’t even a good woman to have in the race. Why? Because Fiorina is the typical GOP definition of a woman: one who hates women’s rights.

Carly Fiorina Pulls a Michael Dukakis

Meet Carly Fiorina, one of the most pathetic excuses for a candidate in the Republican primaries in 2016, 28 years after Dukakis and his failed attempt to become president. She’s been caught in a string of lies, from Planned Parenthood to the real reason why she bailed from her failure at the Iowa Caucus (she claimed it was due to a storm). A terrible politician who inherited her terrible behavior from her terrible time as a failure of a CEO at HP, Fiorina has absolutely no business being in the primaries. She bashes Clinton for over-using the term ‘woman’ and then turns around to boast about how she’s the only woman running on the Republican side. Her fanbase is composed of elderly women who watch Fox News (so about six people across America).